High Commission of Sri Lanka in India

His Excellency the President’s Independence Day Message PDF Print option in slimbox / lytebox? (info) E-mail
Monday, 04 February 2013 04:26


We Sri Lankans who have sacrificed immensely to ensure the sovereignty of the nation, celebrate this 65th National Independence Day with utmost pride. 

We have acted with a firm commitment to defeat local and foreign forces ranged against the country. Even when the leadership is faced with difficult and challenging situations we have a principled commitment not to betray the country. In doing so, we derive immense strength from the enormous cooperation we receive from the people.

Independence Day Message from Hon. Prime Minister PDF Print option in slimbox / lytebox? (info) E-mail
Sunday, 03 February 2013 19:15


Sri Lanka’s 65th Anniversary of Independence which falls on 4th of February 2013 brings utmost pride and happiness to all Sri Lankans. 

The National Day Message - Hon. Minister of External Affairs PDF Print option in slimbox / lytebox? (info) E-mail
Sunday, 03 February 2013 18:54


Today, we celebrate Sri Lanka’s 65th National Day with the realization of a sustainable peace supplemented by comprehensive economic and social development programmes benefiting the people in all parts of our motherland. 

The Government under the visionary leadership of President Mahinda Rajapaksa continues to strengthen the extensive socioeconomic development process that envisages the betterment of its peoples while achieving an 8% annual growth rate since the eradication of separatist terrorism from the island.  Large scale infrastructure projects with newly built roads, air and sea ports amply demonstrate the robust economic agenda of Sri Lanka. 

Chief Minister of Bihar Nitish Kumar meets High Commissioner Prasad Kariyawasam PDF Print option in slimbox / lytebox? (info) E-mail
Friday, 01 February 2013 08:02


High Commissioner Prasad Kariyawasam met the Chief Minister of Bihar, Nitish Kumar, at his official Residence in Patna, recently.  Bihar being the state where Bodhgaya and several sites such as Rajgir associated with the life and enlightenment of Guatama Buddha are located, is an important state for Sri Lankans.   Bihar is also home to Nalanda, the ancient religious centre of higher learning. At present, approximately 200,000 Sri Lankan pilgrims visit Bihar every year. 

Minister Peiris calls on Prime Minister Manmohan Singh PDF Print option in slimbox / lytebox? (info) E-mail
Thursday, 24 January 2013 11:30


Minister of External Affairs Prof. GL Peiris who is currently in New Delhi in connection with the 8th Session of the India-Sri Lanka Joint Commission called on Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on 23 January. Minister Peiris conveyed the greetings of President Mahinda Rajapaksa to Prime Minister Singh. Recalling President Mahinda Rajapaksa’s recent visit to India in September 2012, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh requested Minister Peiris to convey his warm personal regards to the President and assured Minister Peiris that India’s cooperation with Sri Lanka in all sectors is accorded highest priority. 


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